Alaska Plant Pictures (Through 3 November 2003)

Ferns and Allies

Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss)
Lycopodium
Unidentified
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Equisetaceae (horsetail)
Equisetum
arvense (common horsetail) *
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Polypodiaceae (common fern)
Unidentified
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Adiantum
pedatum (maidenhair fern)*
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Athyrium
filix-femina (common lady fern)*
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Blechnum
spicant (deer fern)*
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Dryopteris
expansa (spiny shield-fern)
Gymnocarpium
dryopteris (Oakfern)*
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Polypodium
glycyrrhiza (Licorice fern)*
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Polystichum
braunii (Prickly shield fern)*
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Thelypteris
phegopteris (Northern beech-fern)*
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Gymnosperms

Cupressaceae (cypress)
Chamaecyparis (False cypress)
nootkatensis (AK Yellow Cedar)*
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Pinaceae (pine)
Unidentified
Seedling
Picea (Spruce)
sitchensis (Sitka)*
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Pinus (Pine)
contorta (Shore)*
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Tsuga (Hemlock)
heterophylla (Western)*
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mertensiana (Mountain)*
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Angiosperms: Dicots

Unidentified
Crabapple Leaves?
Wintergreen?
Wintergreen?
Seedpod
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Leaves of an Unidentified Plant
Apiacea (carrot)
Angelica
genuflexa (Bentleaf)
lucida (Seacoast)*
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Conioselinum
pacificum (Pacific hemlock-parsley)*
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Heracleum
lanatum (Cow Parsnip)*
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Ligustichum
scoticum (beach lovage)*
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Osmorhiza (sweet-cicely)
purpurea (Purple)*?
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chilensis (Mountain)*
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Araliaceae (ginseng)
Oplopanax
horridus (devil's club)*
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Asteraceae (aster)
Unidentified
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Unidentified (Erigeron?)
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Achillea
millefolium (common yarrow)*
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Anaphalis
margaritacea (pearly everlasting)*
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Arnica
latifolia (mountain arnica)*
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Matricaria
discoidea (Pineappleweed--NATURALIZED)*
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Microseris
borealis (Apargidium)*
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Prenanthes
alata (western rattlesnake-root)*
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Solidago
Unidentified
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canadensis (canada goldenrod)*
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multiradiata (Northern goldenrod)*?
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Senecio
triangularis (arrow-leaved groundsel)*
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Betulaceae (birch)
Alnus
Unidentified
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rubra (red alder)
sinuata (Sitka alder)
Brassicaceae (mustard)
Unidentified
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Cakile
edentula (sea rocket)*
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cardamine
oligosperma (bittercress)*?
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Campanulaceae (harebell)
Campanula
lasiocarpa (mountain harebell)
rotundifolia (common harebell)*
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Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle)
Linnaea
borealis (twinflower)*
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Sambucus
racemosa (red elderberry)*
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Viburnum
edule (highbush cranberry)
Caryophyllaceae (pink)
Honkenya
peploides (beach greens)*
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Sagina (pearlwort)
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Silene
acaulis (moss campion)*
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Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot)
Atriplex
patula (spearscale)*
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Cornaceae (dogwood)
Cornus
canadensis (ground dogwood)*
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suecica
Droseraceae (sundew)
Drosera
rotundifolia (round-leaf sundew)*
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Empetraceae (crowberry)
Empetrum
nigrum (crowberry)*
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Ericaceae (heather)
Andromeda
polifolia (bog rosemary)*
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Cassiope
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mertensiana (white heather)*
stelleriana (alaska mountain heather)*
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Cladothamnus
pyrolaeflorus (copper-bush)*
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Kalmia
polifolia (bog-laurel)*
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Ledum
groenlandicum (common labrador-tea)*
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Loiseleuria
procumbens (alpine-azalea)*
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Menziesia
ferruginea (Rusty Menziesia)*
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Phyllodoce
glanduliflora (yellow mountain-heather)*
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Vaccinium
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alaskaense (alaska blueberry)
caespitosum (bog blueberry) *
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ovalifolium (oval leaf blueberry)
oxycoccos (bog cranberry)*
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parvifolium (red huckleberry)*
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uliginosum (dwarf blueberry)
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vitis-idaea (lingonberry)*
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Fabaceae (pea)
Lathyrus
japonicus (beach pea)*
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Lupinus
nootkatensis*
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Vicia
gigantea (giant vetch)*
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Gentianaceae (gentian)
Gentiana
douglasiana (swamp gentian)*
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platypetala (broad-petalled gentian)*
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Swertia
perennis (bog swertia)*
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Geraniaceae (geranium)
Geranium
erianthum (nothern geranium)*
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Grossulariaceae (currant)
Ribes
bracteosum (stink currant)*
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laxiflorum (trailing black currant)*
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Haloragaceae (waterfoil)
Hippuris (Marestail)
vulgaris (common)*
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Hydrophyllaceae (waterleaf)
Romanzoffia
sitchensis (sitka mist-maiden)*
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Lamiaceae (mint)
Prunella
vulgaris (self-heal)*
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Lentibulariaceae (bladderwort)
Pinguicula
vulgaris (common butterwort)*
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Menyanthaceae (buckbean)
Fauria
crista-galli (deer cabbage)*
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Menyanthes
trifoliata (buckbean)*
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Nymphaeaceae (water lily)
Nuphar
polysepalum (yellow pond lily)*
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Nyphaea
odorata (fragrant waterlily-- NON NATIVE)*
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Onagraceae (evening-primrose)
Circaea
alpina (enchanter's nightshade)*
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Epilobium
Unidentified
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hornemanii (alpine willow-herb)*
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angustifolium (fireweed)*
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latifolium (river beauty)*
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Orobanchaceae (broomrape)
Boschniakia
rossica (ground cone)*
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Plantaginaceae (plantain)
Plantago
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macrocarpa (alaska plantain)
maritima (goose-tongue)*
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Polygonaceae (buckwheat)
Oxyria
digyna (Mountain Sorrel)*
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Rumex
occidentalis (western dock)
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Portulacaceae (purslane)
Claytonia
sibirica (siberian miner's-lettuce)*
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Primulaceae (primrose)
Dodecatheon
jeffreyi (tall mountain shooting-star)*
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pulchellum (dark-throated shooting star)
Primula
cuneifolia (wedge-leaf primrose)*
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tschuktschorum *
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Trientalis
arctica (northern starflower)*
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Pyrolaceae (wintergreen)
Pyrola
uniflora (single delight)*
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Ranunculaceae (buttercup)
Aconitum
delphinifolium (monkshood)*
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Actaea
rubra (baneberry)*
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Anemone
narcissiflora (narcissus anemone)*
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Aquilegia
formosa (columbine)*
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Coptis
asplenifolia (fern-leaf goldthread)*
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Ranunculus
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cooleyae (cooley's buttercup)*
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uncinatus (little buttercup)*
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Rosaceae (rose)
Aruncus
dioica (goatsbeard)*
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Fragaria
chiloensis (beach strawberry)*
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Geum
calthifolium (caltha-leaf avens)*
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macrophyllum (large-leaf avens)*
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Luetkea
pectinata (partridgefoot)*
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Potentilla
anserina (silverweed)*
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palustris (marsh cinquefoil)*
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villosa (villous cinquefoil)*
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Malus
fusca (pacific crab apple)*
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Rosa
nutkana (nootka rose)*
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Rubus
arcticus (nagoon berry)*
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chamaemorus (cloudberry)*
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parviflorus (thimbleberry)*
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pedatus (trailing raspberry)*
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spectabilis (salmonberry)*
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Sanguisorba (burnet)
canadensis (sitka)*
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menziesii (menzies)*
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officinalis (common)*
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Sorbus
Unidentified
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sitchensis (sitka mountain ash)
scopulina (western mountain ash)*
Rubiaceae (madder)
Galium
Unidentified
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aparine (cleavers)*
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triflorum (sweet-scented bedstraw)*
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Salincaceae (willow)
Populus
balsamifera (black cottonwood)
Salix
Unidentified
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Saxifragaceae (saxifrage)
Heuchera
glabra (smooth alumroot)*
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Parnassia
fimbriata (fringed grass-of-parnassus)*
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Saxifraga
ferruginea (alaska saxifrage)*
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mertensiana (wood saxifrage)*
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Tellima
grandiflora (fringecup)*
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Tiarella
trifoliata (foamflower)*
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Scrophulariaceae (figwort)
Castilleja
parviflora*?
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unalaschensis*
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Digitalis
purpurea (Foxglove--NATURALIZED)*
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Mimulus
guttatus (yellow monkey-flower)*
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Pedicularis
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oederi (oeder lousewort)*
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ornithorhyncha (bird's beak lousewort)
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verticillata (whorled lousewort)*
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sudetica (sudet lousewort)*
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Rhinanthus
minor (rattlebox)*
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Veronica
americana (brooklime)*
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wormskjoldii (alpine speedwell)*
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Valerianaceae (valerian)
Valeriana
sitchensis (sitka valerian)*
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Violaceae (violet)
Viola
glabella (stream violet)*
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langsdorffii (alaska violet)*
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Angiosperms: Monocots

Araceae (arum lily)
Lysichiton
americanum (skunk cabbage)*
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Cyperaceae (sedge)
Unidentified
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Eriophorum
Unidentified
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Juncaceae (rush)
Unidentfied
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Liliaceae (lily)
Fritillaria
camschatcensis (chocolate lily)*
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Maianthemum
dilatatum (deerheart)*
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Streptopus (twisted stalk)
amplexifolius (clasping)*
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roseus (rosy)*
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streptopoides (small)*
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Tofieldia
glutinosa (sticky false asphodel)*
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Veratrum
viride (false hellebore)*
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Orchidaceae (orchid)
Corallorhiza (coral root)
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Listera
chordata (heart-leaved twayblade)*
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Platanthera
Unidentified
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dilatata (white bog-orchid)*
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Poaceae (grass)
Unidentified
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Elymus
mollis (dune grass)*
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Zosteraceae (eelgrass)
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Phyllospadix
scouleri (surfgrass)
Zostera
marina (eel-grass)